Adam James Jones was born in Denver and raised in South Park, Colorado. He received a BA from the University of Northern Colorado and an MA from Western New Mexico University. He is the author of the novels The Vendetta of Felipe Espinosa (2014 Gale-Cengage) and Prisoner’s Cinema (2021 Black Rose Writing). His short fiction and essays have appeared in numerous publications, among them Wild West, Weber, and Backpacker Magazine. Adam is also a screenwriter, and in spring 2019 production wrapped on his horror film Hatchlings. Currently he is at work on this third novel. Adam lives in New Mexico with his wife, the actress Catharine E. Jones, and their pug Tobey.